Technically a home game for the Northwestern Wildcats at Wrigley Field today, fans of the Iowa Hawkeyes outnumbered the people in purple perhaps 10-1, or even 15, or maybe 20-1 today. And honestly, the attendance is really the only place that we'll see large numbers, of any sort, in this Friendly Confines college football game. In the box score, all the numbers are tiny. … [Read more...] about Syncing Cubs Stats with Iowa Hawkeyes v. Northwestern at Wrigley
Move over 2015 Michigan State, because we might seeing another non-Big 2 member of the Big Ten Conference make the College Football Playoff. The Penn State Nittany Lions, your #6 team in the nation, are looking the CFP part; on both sides of the ball. The defense may be ahead of the offense at this point, but they'll probably get there, it all just depends on how fast their … [Read more...] about Can Penn State Make the College Football Playoff?
Congratulations to Northwestern Interim Coach David Braun and Penn State coach James Franklin. You two have entered the chat on this college football season's predominant theme. See Lou Holtz vs Ryan Day and Deion Sanders vs, well, everybody he has played thus far. You know that old cliche: "we don't hear any of the outside noise. We don't pay attention to the critics. We never … [Read more...] about David Braun Fires Back at James Franklin’s Quiet Stadium Remarks
Here we go again with another Big Ten West division elimination game. The #19 Northwestern Wildcats are 4-0 and in the division driver's seat. The #10 Wisconsin Badgers come in undefeated, but having played just two games, and they really can't afford to lose at all, because if they have one more game postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, they will be ineligible for the … [Read more...] about #10 Wisconsin Badgers at #19 Northwestern Wildcats Game Preview
It's no secret that the biggest issue Northwestern basketball had in 2018-19 was their abysmal offense. It's also very widely understood that those offensive struggles stemmed from NU having no point guard in their roster this season. After his team lost 74-69 in overtime to Illinois last night, and thus saw their season ended, Northwestern head coach Chris Collins said he … [Read more...] about Northwestern Will Upgrade at Point Guard Says Chris Collins
For Northwestern WR Kyle Prater, "it's now or never." (Apologies to Elvis Presley on that) He had a breakout game Saturday, 87 yards receiving and his first collegiate touchdown. Unfortunately, it came in a very bad loss to a mid-major school, so it was a very bittersweet day for Prater. "Unfortunately, I had to get my first touchdown with a loss, but like I said I'm … [Read more...] about Northwestern WR Kyle Prater needs to be team’s “star” now
Illinois basketball (19-8, 6-7), erased the second worst blemish on their NCAA Tournament resume by paying back Northwestern Sunday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston. On January 17th the Illini never led in a 68-54 defeat. Tonight Illinois basketball responded with a more than convincing 62-41 victory Northwestern (13-13, 4-9) endured a scoring drought of ten minutes … [Read more...] about Illinois basketball CRUSHES Northwestern by 21, redeeming previous loss
In some ways, the Northwestern Wildcats and Chicago Cubs were meant for each other. Both had/have major droughts. The NU college football team just won their first bowl game since 1949, and the college basketball has never ever made the NCAA Tournament, 70+ tries. As you've heard a million times, the Cubs haven't been to the World Series since 1945 and won one since … [Read more...] about 5 Northwestern football games at Wrigley Field this decade, Cubs and NU partner up